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09.04.2021 | 11:48 AM

The Most Innovative Companies 2021 Summit & Awards Webinar

The Most Innovative Companies Summit & Awards 2021 Webinar
08.04.2021 | 08:55 AM

These emerging technologies are set to shape our future

07.04.2021 | 10:24 AM

Getting to know the MIC 2021 guests

03.04.2021 | 09:54 AM

Bill Gates vs The Pandemic: Inside the Gates Foundation fight against the Pandemic

31.03.2021 | 10:56 AM

Is instant messaging the new platform for mass marketing?

30.03.2021 | 11:04 AM

TikTok works to upskill black content creators in South Africa

29.03.2021 | 01:03 PM

This AI-powered backpack is designed to help the visually impaired

29.03.2021 | 10:21 AM

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies nominations list 2021

19.03.2021 | 01:26 PM

Soon you could be able to watch YouTube videos directly on Twitter

17.03.2021 | 02:20 PM

One-on-one with Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer

17.03.2021 | 10:52 AM

This pay-as-you-go gas retailer has opened its first station in Soweto

17.03.2021 | 10:19 AM

All the new features coming to Google Maps

15.03.2021 | 03:15 PM

These South African legacy companies did not survive the lockdown

12.03.2021 | 03:22 PM

Meet the jury of the 2021 Most Innovative Companies Awards

12.03.2021 | 02:28 PM

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies event nominated for global award

10.03.2021 | 09:52 AM

Join one of the first South African clubs on Clubhouse

10.03.2021 | 09:15 AM

There is a global computer chip shortage and it’s affecting every industry

09.03.2021 | 09:44 AM

Try this strategy to get your emails answered

08.03.2021 | 10:35 AM

Inside Amazon’s new “contactless” grocery store

08.03.2021 | 07:08 AM

Fast Company SA’s Most Productive People 2021

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Meet the jury of the 2021 Most Innovative Companies Awards

Welcome to the 2021 Most Innovative Companies Awards, South Africa’s most prestigious competition honouring innovation in business. We’ve engaged respected South African innovation thinkers and thought leaders to judge the awards. Meet them below. Dr […]

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies event nominated for global award

The International News Media Association (INMA), which runs the annual Global Media Awards, has nominated Fast Company SA’s Most Innovative Companies Conference and Awards. Fast Company SA is nominated in the category ‘Best Use of […]

Inside Amazon’s new “contactless” grocery store

Amazon on Thursday launched its first “just walk out shopping” outlet outside the United States, as the online retail giant steps up its competition with traditional supermarkets and other retailers. Amazon on Thursday launched its […]

Fast Company SA’s Most Productive People 2021

Our Most Productive People issue studies the habits of people who are shaping society in a new Covid-19 world. Fast Company SA is proud to present our 2021 Secrets of the Most Productive Peoples issue. […]

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies Awards 2021

Nominations for the 2021 Fast Company (SA) Most Innovative Companies Awards are in and have officially closed. Excitement for the event is mounting, as the team now reviews all the entrants and decides which companies are deserving […]

Here’s how to know when quitting your job can be a good idea

Learn the art ’strategic quitting’ Generally, society tends to prize that workers should never quit. The idea like “never give up,” and “stick it out” are common phrases meant to encourage people to just keep […]

10 words and phrases to stop using in 2021

By leaving diminishing words behind and choosing words that are more impactful and inspirational, we can change the outcome of 2021, creating a much more hopeful, proactive path forward. It’s probably safe to say that […]

Most popular consumer trends for 2021

After the unexpected, world-altering ordeal that was 2020, experts expect seismic shifts across many of our lifestyle choices this year. There’s no space for suspect ingredients or products that don’t make you feel healthy. This […]

South African community radio stations get a digital boost

Durban-based tech company, immedia, wants to put power back into the hands of the people by encouraging the establishment of community radio stations and citizen journalism. Public service broadcasting in South Africa has long been […]

6 things you should be doing when looking for work in a pandemic

Instead of sinking the full day into a random online hunt for positions, here are six ways to more fruitfully spend your job-search time. “Why do you spend so much time scouring online postings?” As […]

The next big thing for Jeff Bezos

“Blue Origin is the most important work I’m doing. I have great conviction about it, based on a simple argument: Earth is the best planet.” Blue Origin is the most important work I’m doing. I […]

Who is the next Amazon CEO?

Jeff Bezos is turning the company he founded over to a longtime executive who—though the furthest thing from a household name—is a superstar within Amazon. In 2021’s biggest tech-industry news so far, Amazon founder Jeff […]

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

In a stunning development for one of the world’s most valuable companies, the Amazon founder is stepping down as chief executive in the third quarter of this year. Day One is finally over for Jeff […]

The only CV template you’ll need for this year

Ladders founder Marc Cenedella walks you through a résumé-writing exercise designed to showcase how you made the most of a bad year. Whatever career plans we hoped to achieve last year likely got torn up […]

7 tips for creating a successful side hustle

If you’ve ever thought about starting a side hustle, you’re probably motivated by one of three reasons: It’s a hobby, and you’re feeding your interest during your free time. You’re supplementing your primary income. Maybe […]

WhatsApp will no longer change policy for now

WhatsApp has announced a three-month delay of a new privacy policy which was planned to go into effect on February 8th following widespread confusion over whether the new policy would mandate data sharing with Facebook. […]

Big Thinkers on the World beyond Coronavirus

Back in March, my colleagues at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University determined that it might be useful to begin thinking about “the day after coronavirus.” For […]

3 rules for building a strong remote company

Over the holidays I asked a family member, who runs a 500-person organization, “How’s business?” The clarity and intensity of his response surprised me. “I’m done managing offices—we’re going 100% remote in 2021.” After decades […]

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